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Theatre Auditions

Theatre Auditions

Auditions / Interviews are required for all degree programs. This process allows the faculty to assess a student's current skill level and give scholarship consideration.

We will be participating in the following regional, unified, and on-campus auditions for the 2015-2016 academic year:

New Orleans Area Audition
Friday, October 10, 2014
Jefferson Performing Arts Society Rehearsal Space
5005 Bloomfield St
New Orleans, LA 70121
*Audition begins at 5:00pm. Contact Andrew Lewis for more information, alewis@wtamu.edu

San Antonio Northside ISD Auditions
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Brandeis High School
13011 Kyle Seale Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78249
*Contact Jennifer Friedrich for more information, jennifer.friedrich@nisd.net

On-Campus Audition Day
Friday, November 14, 2014
Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex
West Texas A&M University
Canyon, TX
*Contact a faculty member below to schedule an appointment

North Texas Auditions
Thursday, November 20 - Friday, November 21, 2014
Collin College Theatre Center
2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy
Plano, TX 75074
www.collintheatrecenter.com/NorthTexasAuditions/AuditionsHome.htm

Texas Thespian Festival
Thursday, November 20 - Saturday, November 22, 2014
Dallas Convention Center & Omni Hotel
555 South Lamar Street
Dallas, Texas 75234
www.texasthespians.org/index.php/en/state-festival

TETA TheatreFest
Thursday, January 29 - Sunday, February 1, 2015
Hyatt Regency Houston-Downtown
1200 Louisiana St
Houston, TX 77002
www.tetatx.com

On-Campus Audition Day
Friday, February 13, 2015
Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex
West Texas A&M University
Canyon, TX
*Contact a faculty member below to schedule an appointment

If you are unable to attend one of these auditions, we are happy to schedule an individual on-campus audition / interview appointment.  Please contact a faculty member in your area of interest to schedule an appointment:

Costume and Makeup Design, interview and portfolio review (if applicable) with Anne Medlock.

Musical Theatre, contact Andrew Lewis.

Please prepare two 32-bar musical theatre selections: one ballad and one up-tempo. The up-tempo selection should include some choreography. Piano accompanists are not always available, so bring a cd or cassette recording of your music. Also, prepare one contemporary monologue that is 90 to 120 seconds in length. Please choose an age-appropriate monologue and avoid the use of accents or dialects.

Lighting and Scenic Design, interview and portfolio review (if applicable) with Tana Roberson.

Technical Direction and Stage Management, interview and facilities tour with John Landon.

If applicable, bring examples of your technical or stage management production experience. 

Theatre Education, contact Royal Brantley.

Please prepare two contrasting, contemporary monologues. Your audition should be no more than 3 to 3 1/2 minutes in total length. Please choose age-appropriate monologues and avoid the use of accents or dialects.

Theatre Performance, contact Stephen Crandall.

Please prepare two contrasting, contemporary monologues. Your audition should be no more than 3 to 3 1/2 minutes in total length. Please choose age-appropriate monologues and avoid the use of accents or dialects.

 

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